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Family functioning and mood disorders : A comparison between patients with major depressive disorder and bipolar I disorder

Published on Dec 1, 2006in Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology4.36
· DOI :10.1037/0022-006X.74.6.1192
Lauren M. Weinstock17
Estimated H-index: 17
(Brown University),
Gabor I. Keitner47
Estimated H-index: 47
(Brown University)
+ 2 AuthorsIvan W. Miller62
Estimated H-index: 62
(Brown University)
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Within a sample of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD; n = 121) and bipolar affective disorder (BPAD; n = 69), the authors examined (a) diagnostic differences in family functioning at acute episode, (b) diagnostic differences in family functioning at episode recovery, (c) within-group changes in family functioning from acute episode to recovery, and (d) whether within-group changes from acute episode to recovery varied by diagnosis. Using a multidimensional model, the authors evaluated interviewer, patient, and family ratings. Overall, patients with MDD and BPAD evidenced similar levels of family impairment at acute episode and recovery. Generally, patients in both groups experienced improvement in family functioning over time, yet mean scores at recovery continued to range from fair to poor. Although certain specific differences emerged, diagnostic groups appeared to be more similar than different in level and pattern of family functioning.
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Published on Jan 21, 2014
Alan S. Gurman18
Estimated H-index: 18
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David P. Kniskern8
Estimated H-index: 8
Published on Jan 1, 2006in Journal of Family Psychology2.35
Lisa A. Uebelacker25
Estimated H-index: 25
(Brown University),
Christopher G. Beevers36
Estimated H-index: 36
(University of Texas at Austin)
+ 5 AuthorsIvan W. Miller62
Estimated H-index: 62
(Brown University)
In a sample of 62 patients with Bipolar I disorder, the authors used a repeated measures longitudinal design to examine whether global family functioning was associated with the presence of a concurrent bipolar episode as well as whether global family functioning was associated with the presence of manic and depressive episodes in the following 3 months. Participants were recruited for a randomized clinical trial examining the efficacy of family treatments combined with pharmacotherapy for bipol...
Published on Nov 1, 2005in American Journal of Psychiatry13.65
Ivan W. Miller62
Estimated H-index: 62
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Gabor I. Keitner47
Estimated H-index: 47
+ 3 AuthorsChristopher G. Beevers36
Estimated H-index: 36
OBJECTIVE: This study assessed the efficacy of 1) matching patients to treatments and 2) adding additional family therapy or cognitive therapy in a group of recently discharged patients with major depression. METHOD: Patients with major depression were recruited during a psychiatric hospitalization. After discharge, they were randomly assigned to one of four treatment conditions that were either “matched” or “mismatched” to their pattern of cognitive distortion and family impairment. The four tr...
Published on May 1, 2005in Clinical Psychology Review9.90
Amy K. Cuellar3
Estimated H-index: 3
(UM: University of Miami),
Sheri L. Johnson49
Estimated H-index: 49
(UM: University of Miami),
Ray W. Winters17
Estimated H-index: 17
(UM: University of Miami)
This is a review of the studies comparing unipolar and bipolar depression, with focus on the course, symptomatology, neurobiology, and psychosocial literatures. These are reviewed with one question in mind: does the evidence support diagnosing bipolar and unipolar depressions as the same disorder or different? The current nomenclature of bipolar and unipolar disorders has resulted in research that compares these disorders as a whole, without considering depression separately from mania within bi...
Published on Mar 26, 2005
Christine E. Ryan31
Estimated H-index: 31
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Nathan B. Epstein2
Estimated H-index: 2
+ 2 AuthorsDuane S. Bishop10
Estimated H-index: 10
Introduction. Part I: Development and Historical Background. The McMaster Model of Family Functioning. The Problem Centered Systems Therapy of the Family. Training in the Problem Centered Systems Therapy of the Family. Assessments Developed for the McMaster Model. Research Using the McMaster Model. Frequently Asked Questions. Conclusions. Part II: The Family Assessment Device. The McMaster Clinical Rating Scale. The McMaster Structured Interview of Family Functioning. The McMaster Adherence Scal...
Esteban V. Cardemil16
Estimated H-index: 16
(Clark University),
Saeromi Kim4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Clark University)
+ 1 AuthorsIvan W. Miller62
Estimated H-index: 62
(Brown University)
Depression is a disorder that can have particularly deleterious effects on individuals from racial/ethnic minority and low-income backgrounds. Culturally appropriate prevention programs offer a way to provide accessible and effective mental health services to these underserved populations. The authors introduce the Family Coping Skills Program (FCSP), a novel depression prevention program developed specifically for low-income Latina mothers. The authors present the theoretical underpinnings of t...
Published on Dec 1, 2004in Journal of Affective Disorders4.08
Leslie J. Yan1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles),
Constance Hammen85
Estimated H-index: 85
(UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)
+ 2 AuthorsRisha M. Henry4
Estimated H-index: 4
(UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)
Abstract Background The expressed emotion (EE) construct has predicted clinical outcomes in schizophrenia and depression, but few studies have been conducted with bipolar patients. Moreover, there is a particular dearth of information regarding the prediction of depressive versus manic episodes in bipolar patients. Questions also remain about the utility of EE compared to other variables (perceived criticism, relationship negativity, and chronic strain in close relationships) that more directly ...
Published on Oct 1, 2004in Journal of Affective Disorders4.08
Amy N. Cohen19
Estimated H-index: 19
(WLAC: West Los Angeles College),
Constance Hammen85
Estimated H-index: 85
(UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)
+ 1 AuthorsShannon E. Daley8
Estimated H-index: 8
(SC: University of Southern California)
Abstract Background : Limited research has examined the impact of social support on the course of bipolar disorder, although results suggest a probable link. This study examines prospectively the effects of stressful events and social support on episode recurrence in bipolar I disorder. Methods : Fifty-two outpatients with bipolar I disorder recruited from an urban community were followed every 3 months for up to 1 year. At the initial interview, individuals reported separately on perceived soci...
Published on Oct 1, 2004in Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences3.49
Asuka Koyama8
Estimated H-index: 8
(UTokyo: University of Tokyo),
Tsuyoshi Akiyama23
Estimated H-index: 23
+ 1 AuthorsHiroshi Kurita32
Estimated H-index: 32
(UTokyo: University of Tokyo)
The aim of this study was to clarify the difference in the perception of family functioning measured on the Family Assessment Device (FAD) by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV diagnoses (i.e. schizophrenia, major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder) and by raters (patients and family members). The subjects were 70 psychiatric outpatients paired with their family members (i.e. principal caretaker), divided into three groups based on the patient's diagnosis of schizophrenia (24 pairs), maj...
Published on Jun 1, 2004in Cognitive Therapy and Research2.28
Christopher G. Beevers36
Estimated H-index: 36
(Brown University),
Ivan W. Miller62
Estimated H-index: 62
(Brown University)
This study tested the state-trait model of negative cognition (D. C. Zuroff, S. J. Blatt, C. A. Sanislow, C. M. Bondi, & P. A. Pilkonis, 1999) among people who were hospitalized for depression (N = 121). Assessments of cognitive bias, dysfunctional attitudes, and depression severity were completed during psychiatric hospitalization, following a 6-month course of outpatient treatment, and 1 year after completion of outpatient treatment. Mean-score change, test–retest correlation, and path analysi...
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Published on Jan 19, 2018in Psychotherapy Research2.79
Abigail K. Mansfield11
Estimated H-index: 11
(Brown University),
Gabor I. Keitner47
Estimated H-index: 47
(Brown University),
Thomas Sheeran17
Estimated H-index: 17
(Brown University)
AbstractThe purpose of the present study is to compare results from the 12-item General Functioning Scale (GF-FAD) of the Family Assessment Device (FAD) to a three-item version, the Brief Assessment of Family Functioning Scale (BAFFS), designed to be used when brevity is especially important. We used principal components analysis of the GF-FAD, followed by multiple sample confirmatory factor analyses to test the robustness of the BAFFS in different samples. The BAFFS correlated highly with the G...
Published on May 1, 2019in Journal of Affective Disorders4.08
Rebecca L. Polzer Casarez4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston),
Emily Barlow (University Medical Center New Orleans)+ 2 AuthorsThomas Meyer27
Estimated H-index: 27
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston)
Abstract Objectives Spouses and partners of individuals with bipolar disorder (BD) experience significant burden. As there are some limitations to standard psychosocial caregiver interventions, mobile health technology (mHealth) may be a way to reduce burden and improve well-being in these caregivers. The purpose of this study was to explore how the well-being of spouses or partners of patients with BD can be improved through mHealth technology. Methods Using a qualitative design, we conducted f...
Silke Wiegand-Grefe9
Estimated H-index: 9
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Marlit Sell + 1 AuthorsAngela Plass-Christl1
Estimated H-index: 1
Parental mental illness can be linked to reduced family functioning, which is associated with more conflicts, less adaptability and cohesion as well as a disorganized pattern of everyday planning. Concurrently, family functioning is an important moderator for the influence of parental mental disorders on the development of the children. Consequently, the current study addresses the correlation of family functioning in families with mentally ill parents and the psychological health of the childre...
Published on Mar 1, 2019in Psychiatry Research-neuroimaging2.21
Jin Song (HUST: Huazhong University of Science and Technology), Huijing Chen (HUST: Huazhong University of Science and Technology), Ting Liang (HUST: Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
Abstract This study aims at investigating the characteristics of family functioning in Chinese first-episode major depressive disorder (FE-MDD) patients and its relationship with major depressive episode (MDE) duration. We recruited 63 FE-MDD families and 59 healthy comparison (HC) families from WuHan Mental Health Center and its nearby communities from September 2014 to August 2016. Family functioning was assessed by the Chinese version of Family Assessment Device (FAD). After baseline assessme...
Amit Shalev (University of Pittsburgh), John Merranko7
Estimated H-index: 7
(University of Pittsburgh)
+ 10 AuthorsDanella Hafeman16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of Pittsburgh)
Objective To compare the longitudinal course of family functioning in offspring of parents with bipolar disorder (BD), offspring of parents with non-BD psychopathology, and offspring of healthy control (HC) parents. Method Offspring of parents with BD (256 parents and 481 offspring), parents without BD (82 parents and 162 offspring), and HC parents (88 parents and 175 offspring) 7 to 18 years of age at intake, from the Bipolar Offspring Study (BIOS), were followed for an average of 4.3 years. Fa...
Published on Aug 1, 2018in Journal of Affective Disorders4.08
Heather A. MacPherson7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Brown University),
Amanda L. Ruggieri (Bradley Hospital)+ 4 AuthorsDaniel P. Dickstein34
Estimated H-index: 34
(Brown University)
Abstract Background Childhood-onset bipolar disorder (BD) is a serious condition that affects the patient and family. While research has documented familial dysfunction in individuals with BD, no studies have compared developmental differences in family functioning in youths with BD vs. adults with prospectively verified childhood-onset BD. Methods The Family Assessment Device (FAD) was used to examine family functioning in participants with childhood-onset BD ( n = 116) vs. healthy controls (HC...
Published on Feb 1, 2018in Journal of Family Therapy1.14
Noosha Niv13
Estimated H-index: 13
(UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles),
Nikki Frousakis1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 2 AuthorsLisa B. Dixon54
Estimated H-index: 54
(CUMC: Columbia University Medical Center)
This study tested the feasibility and outcomes of a brief psychoeducational intervention for family members of depressed veterans in primary care. Family members of veterans enrolled in TIDES, a VA collaborative care programme for depression in primary care, were invited to participate. High enrolment rates, high treatment retention and completion, and high levels of satisfaction with the intervention indicate that the programme is feasible and acceptable to family members. Veterans showed a dec...
Published on May 1, 2016in Journal of Gambling Issues
Mark van der Maas5
Estimated H-index: 5
This study uses a large representative sample of gamblers in the Canadian province of Quebec to examine the relationship between social support and psychopathologies commonly associated with gambling problems. Generalized linear modeling is applied to the 2008 Canadian Community Health Survey to find that social support mediates the relationship between mood disorders and problems that a person experiences as a result of gambling. These findings are discussed in the context of developing a frame...
Published on Mar 1, 2016in Journal of Psychiatric Practice0.93
Lauren M. Weinstock17
Estimated H-index: 17
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Caitlin Melvin2
Estimated H-index: 2
+ 1 AuthorsIvan W. Miller62
Estimated H-index: 62
Grounded in a model focused on exposure to response-contingent positive reinforcement, and with evidence supporting its acute treatment effects for unipolar depression, an adjunctive behavioral activation (BA) intervention may be especially well suited to the treatment of bipolar depression. The goal of this study was to modify BA for the adjunctive treatment of bipolar depression and to pilot it in a proof of concept trial to assess its preliminary feasibility and acceptability for this populat...
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